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Intent to Graduate Activation Period

Ends 9/8/14

Leave of Absence Deadline

Faculty/Staff Fall Conference

8:00 - 9:45 am | Misciagna Center

Orientation: Dance Floor Theory

9:00 am | Adler Athletic Complex

People in the center of a dance floor have all the fun, meet all the people, and experience the best dancing. Come out and hear how you can apply this concept to your college experience!

Orientation: I’m a Lion for Life: Traditions and Spirit- Celebrate 75 years at Penn State Altoona

10:00 am | Adler Athletic Complex

Are you ready for your first Penn State athletic event? Can you sing the Alma Mater along with hundreds of thousands alumni around the world? Do you know what Penn State traditions are all about? No worries- we are going to teach you how to “Be a Lion for Life.”

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Committee Meetings

10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Kazmaier Family Building

College Meetings

11:00 am | Various Locations

Learn important information about your academic program that will help you succeed. You’ll also be given brief tutorials on Angel and eLion intranet services. The meetings take place at various locations. You will be dismissed from the Adler Gymnasium.

Orientation: 75th Anniversary Commemorative Photo

12:15 pm | Intramural Fields

Now that you’ve finished your College Meeting, head over to the Intramural Fields to be part of Penn State Altoona history!

Orientation: Five Keys to Building a Strong Campus Community

2:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

This engaging, action-packed presentation tackles the critical social issues facing campuses today, including the challenge of creating a safe campus environment that appreciates, respects, and encompasses all demographics. Traciana Graves will share key strategies to encourage students to contribute their unique voices throughout every aspect of college life, while benefiting from others who are doing the same.

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: New Board Member Orientation

3:00 - 5:00 pm | Kazmaier Family Building Conference Room

Straight Talk with the Faculty

3:15 pm | Adler Athletic Complex Gymnasium

Orientation: Straight Talk with Faculty

3:15 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Hear the ins and outs of college life, learn how to succeed in college, and have a chance to win great prizes!

Orientation: Get Loaded ... with Knowledge!

4:45 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Hear about what rights, responsibilities and safety knowledge you need to have to be a citizen of our community. There will be a prize drawing for students who ask questions! Use #PSA2018 to ask on facebook or twitter!

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Reception for New Board Members

5:30 - 7:30 pm | Aaron Building William J. Castle Executive Quarters

Orientation: Lion Chat #2

8:30 pm | Intramural Fields

Decompress from the day, ask questions about academic life and have candid conversations with your group!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/welcomeweek/schedule.php

Orientation: Carnival!

9:30 pm | Slep Student Center Quad

Come have some fun on the Slep Quad (near the Lion Shrine) with the Orientation Leaders and the Resident Assistants. There will be a photo booth, mechanical bull, double shot basketball, "Dunk the OL" tank, giant twister, giant connect four, giant jenga, washers, corn hole, music, cotton candy, sno cones, and popcorn.

Orientation Movie: 22 Jump Street

10:00 pm | Slep Student Center Pond View Lounge

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. Starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/welcomeweek/schedule.php

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